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Pearson Chapter 2 Forces
Review of Chapter 2 in Motion Forces and Energy book
Terms in this set (25)
This is a push or a pull.
This is the SI unit that measures the strength of a force.
This is the combination of all the forces acting on an object.
These are the forces that cause an object to start moving, stop moving or change direction.
These are equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions.
This is the force that two objects exerton each other when they rub against each other.
This is the type of friction that acts on objects that are not moving.
This is the type of friction that occurs when two solid surfaces slide over each other.
This is the type of friction that occurs when an object rolls across a surface.
This is the type of friction that occurs when a solid object moves through a fluid.
This is a force that pulls objects toward each other.
This is a measure of the amount of matter in an object.
This is the measure of gravitational force on an object.
This occurs when the only force acting on an object is gravity.
This is a type of fluid friction that happens to objects falling through air.
This is the greatest velocity that a falling object reaches.
This is any object that is thrown.
This is the tendency of an object to to resist change in motion.
Newton's first law of motion
This is the law of inertia.
Newton's second law of motion
Acceleration = net force divided by mass
Momentum = Mass x Velocity
Law of Conservation of Momentum
In the absence of outside forces, the total momentum of objects that interact does not change.
This is any object that orbits another object in space.
This is any force that causes an object to move in a circular path.
Newton's third law of motion
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.